University Chapel Schedule
A community gathering place for worship and forum, chapel reflects an Anabaptist/Mennonite perspective alongside the gifts, traditions and cultures of the broader Christian faith. Faith, hope and love are nurtured in the way of Jesus.
Wednesday, January 7 – 9:50-10:30 a.m.
Opening Convocation – Diversity and Belonging: Love and the Liberal Arts – Provost Fred Kniss
Launch the semester with a focus on Diversity and Belonging: Love and the Liberal Arts by Provost Fred Kniss. To lead into the theme we’ll engage John 15:10-17 and the Gospel Choir will lead a song of response. Opening music will be from the strings quartet and there will be a time of sending for the Guatemala-Cuba Cross-Cultural group.
Friday, January 9
Hymn Sing Chapel: – Matthew Carlson, Campus Pastor Intern
Gather for a Welcome Back Hymn Sing drawing from favorite hymns of the various Christian denominations and traditions represented in our student body. There will be a time of sending for the Middle East Cross-Cultural group.
University chapel is held Wednesday (worship) and Fridays (forum) at 10 a.m. in Lehman Auditorium. All offices and departments, other than essential services, are to close in order to allow the community to attend and support chapel.
All undergraduate students, faculty and staff of the university are expected to attend at least one chapel each week. (Chapel Attendance Policy, p. 48/49 of the Student Handbook and Faculty/Staff handbook section 7.1, p. 166)
In addition to university chapel, Chapel Gatherings (seminary chapel) are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m., and Celebration: Praise Worship is held weekly at 9 p.m. on Sunday nights both in Martin Chapel.